Mercury Nz Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-0.060 (-1.075%)
52 week
5.32 - 6.93

Last traded: Yesterday at 5:10 AM

Mercury NZ Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production, trading, and sale of electricity and related activities in New Zealand. The company operates through Generation/Wholesale, Retail, and Other segments. It operates 9 hydro generation stations on the Waikato River; and 5 geothermal generation stations in the central North Island. The company sells electricity to residential, commercial, industrial, and spot market customers under the GLOBUG, Bosco, and Mercury brands. It also provides piped natural gas. The company was formerly known as Mighty River Power Limited and changed its name to Mercury NZ Limited in July 2016. Mercury NZ Limited was incorporated in 1998 and is based in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Company profile

Primary activitiesElectricity generation and electricity retailing.
Industry / SectorUtilities—Renewable / Utilities
Full time employees752
Mailing address33 Broadway Newmarket Auckland 1023 New Zealand
Phone / Fax64 27 517 3470 / 64 9 308 8209


More: Mercury Nz Dividend history, yield and payout ratio

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Mercury Nz paid $0.17 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 14 Sept 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 156.53%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.MCY dividend payout ratio is more than 90% making it difficult for the company to maintain the dividends and increase it year by year.

MCY's forward dividend amount is $0.16 and the forward dividend yield is 2.93%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Jan 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on Mercury Nz.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Vincent John James Hawksworth C.ENG, MBA, MIMinEChief Exec. Officer621.21M
Mr. William Meek BCom (Hons)Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Tim ThompsonHead of Treasury & Investor Relations
Mr. Howard ThomasCompany Sec. & Gen. Counsel
Ms. Shannon GoldstoneHead of Communications
Ms. Julia Evelyn JackChief Marketing Officer
Ms. Marlene Strawson BSocSc, MMgt (HR)Gen. Mang. of People & Performance
Dennis RadichMang. of Generation Devel.

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Mercury Nz is and its enterprise value is .

The MCY's stocks Beta value is 0.53 making it 47% less volatile compared to ASX market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

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Mercury Nz (ASX:MCY) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Mercury Nz's Stock Symbol?

Mercury Nz trades on ASX under the ticker symbol "MCY".

2. What is Mercury Nz's stock price today?

One share of MCY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.52.

3. How can I contact Mercury Nz?

Mercury Nz's mailing address is 33 Broadway Newmarket Auckland 1023 New Zealand. The company can be reached via phone at 64 27 517 3470.

4. What is Mercury Nz's official website?

The official website of Mercury Nz is

5. Which share registry manages Mercury Nz's stock?